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chung.lao
chung.lao
@chung-lao
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Joined: Nov 2, 2022
Last seen: Jan 28, 2023
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RE: Opponents 'cheat' when warming up

Fine with me as long as I get to warm up properly i.e. they are returning the ball steadily.

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RE: When should I upgrade my equipment?

@ib66 I was using Yasaka Shining Dragon and Razka 9. I decided to get new rubbers first before consider getting a new blade. I just put Tibhar Evolu...

3 months ago
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RE: What's your playing style?

Too slow to be a classic forehand-dominant penhold player, RPB is too weak to be a two-wing attacker.

3 months ago
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RE: Keeping cool

A big towel, sweatband and wristband. Also don't drink too much water from a few hours before games (but stay hydrated).

3 months ago
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RE: Challenge: custom-made bat for less than £100

My current set-up was below £100 when I bought it in 2019. Now it costs £120! Oh inflation...

3 months ago
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RE: Controlling my nerves

Good advice. In addition to taking the time when I am nervous/losing, I also try to speed things up when I have the momentum 😉

3 months ago
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RE: What's your signature shot?

Strong backspin serve that my opponents often dump straight into the net (Tacky rubber helps 😋 ) Then a short side-topspin serve follow up with a sm...

3 months ago
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RE: How often should you use long serves?

Generally I don't do that many long serves because I am relatively weak in topspin v.s. topspin rallies. I try to do at least one long serves in the f...

3 months ago